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    October 13th, 2019

    Students who registered for the PSAT will be taking it on Wednesday.

    Thank you to our student government and to Ms. Brothers for a fantastic spirit week. We recognized our student athletes, our spirit court and our amazing custodian, Ms. Crudup.  Thank you to all our students and their hard work.

    September 15 to October 15 is National Hispanic Heritage Month.  We will be celebrating Hispanic culture and contributions through art, dance, and history.

    October is National Bullying Prevention Month. Standing Up Against Hate, Racism And Discrimination. Changing The Culture With Inclusion, Equality, Civility And Unity Becomes Our Destiny. STOMP Out Bullying™ is the leading national nonprofit dedicated to changing the culture for all students.It works to reduce and prevent bullying, cyberbullying and other digital abuse, educates against homophobia, LGBTQ discrimination, racism and hatred. 

    Congratulations to Ms. Bethea’s 4th period class who had 100% participation in National Bullying Prevention Week.

    Please mark your calendars. Our next make-up day is November 12.   

    CFNC College Awareness Week is October 21 through 25. Some NC College and Universities will waive their application fees that week.

    That is all of the announcements we have for this week. Please remember to refer to our North Wake College and Career Academy School Website for school information.   

    October 3rd, 2019

    Good afternoon! This is Elizabeth Battle, principal of North Wake College and Career Academy with announcements for the week.

    We have no school tomorrow, Friday, October 4.

    Spirit Week is next week! The theme is Time of Tunes. Monday is dress like your favorite music icon.  Tuesday is twin day, you and a friend dress alike. Wednesday is wacky tacky day. Thursday is throwback Thursday, dress up in any decade.  Friday is Griffin Day.  Wear Griffin attire. We will have a penny wards competition during lunches, a door competition. And we will have a pep rally on Friday. We want to celebrate our athletes who are participating in sports at Wakefield and celebrate all our students here at North Wake.

    National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) is a national campaign held in October that raises awareness about employment issues for disabled people, and celebrates the many and varied contributions of America's students with disabilities.

    September 15 to October 15 is National Hispanic Heritage Month.  We will be celebrating Hispanic culture and contributions through art, dance, and history.

    October is National Bullying Prevention Month. Standing Up Against Hate, Racism And Discrimination. Changing The Culture With Inclusion, Equality, Civility And Unity Becomes Our Destiny. STOMP Out Bullying™ is the leading national nonprofit dedicated to changing the culture for all students.It works to reduce and prevent bullying, cyberbullying and other digital abuse, educates against homophobia, LGBTQ discrimination, racism and hatred. Please wear a blue shirt on Monday to represent bullyi8ng prevention.

    The first Monday of every October is World Day of Bullying Prevention™!On this day students, schools, and communities all over the world go BLUE together against bullying. It also kicks off National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month every October. Join us in solidarity to stop bullying and cyberbullying! Make it the day that bullying prevention is heard around the world! 

    Encourage your student to wear a BLUE Shirt as a part of their Music Icon dress for the day!

    The 4th period class with the highest % of Blue Shirts will win a treat this week. 

    Please mark your calendars. Our next make-up day is November 12.   

    We will not have Griffin’s Den next week, as we have completed the quarter and will begin second quarter.

    Report cards will be issued Friday, October 11.  Please contact either your child’s teacher, counselor, or me if you have questions about a grade or would like to set up a conference.

    Thank you to all our parents who volunteered as speakers for the Career Fair on Wednesday.  Students were able to have 8 sessions with speakers from various professions and were able to participate in demonstrations in each program area facilitated by our senior students.  Thank you to our Career Development Coordinator, Rafael Roman, for organizing the event. It was an amazing experience for our students.

    CFNC College Awareness Week is October 21 through 25. Some NC College and Universities will waive their application fees that week.

    That is all of the announcements we have for this week. Please remember to refer to our North Wake College and Career Academy School Website for school information.  

    September 30th, 2019

    Good afternoon!  This is Elizabeth Battle, principal of North Wake College and Career Academy with announcements for the week.

    Monday, September 30 is a Teacher Workday.  There is no school for students on Monday.

    Thursday, October 3 was originally a teacher workday.  It is now a make up day.  We will have school on Thursday.  There is no school on Friday, October 4.  

    Our Career Fair is this Wednesday, October 2nd. Students will hear 8 different speakers on various careers and participate in Career Demonstrations as well. Our Senior Leaders will be presenting information to our underclassmen about the different programs of student.  Thank you to our Career Development Coordinator and his team for providing this opportunity to our students.

    That is all the announcements for this week.  Please check out our website for additional information.

    September 22nd, 2019

    Good afternoon!  This is Elizabeth Battle, principal of North Wake College and Career Academy with announcements for the week.

    Wake County released our report card for 2018-2019. We did fantastic! Our overall grade was B. But the significant achievement was that we were in the top 3% of schools in Wake County using the growth index.  Congratulations to our students and teachers for an amazing year last year! Additional information was released this week about our growth.  We are in the top 10% in growth in the state on NC!!!

    Picture Day is Thursday, September 26. Please wear your favorite outfit for your picture!

    Monday, September 30 is a Teacher Workday.  There will be no school for students that day.

    Please mark your calendars. Our make-up days will be October 3 and November 12.   

    We will have Griffin’s Den this week, Monday through Thursday. Monday students who have a C/D/ or F in their first period class will receive additional help. Tuesday students who have a C/D/F in their second period class will receive help. Wednesday we focus on 3rd period and Thursday we focus on 4th period.

    We will have Ready on Friday. We will begin our work on resume writing.


    We had our first PTSA meeting of the year Wednesday, September 18, in the media center. Thank you to our parents who attended.  Our PTSA supports us in many ways.  We will be sending information out this week regarding a membership drive. Please be on the look-out and please join our PTSA.

    We had our first Coffee with Counselors on Thursday morning.  Thanks to our parents who attended. We were able to answer questions about graduation requirements and the system we use to help students matriculate called Naviance. Our next meeting is November 15th.

    We are planning our school wide Career Fair on October 2nd from 7:30-1:00.  We are seeking parents interested in speaking about their career.  If you are able to volunteer, please contact Mr. Roman at 919-694-8650 extension 29091.

    That is all of the announcements we have for this week. Please remember to refer to our North Wake College and Career Academy School Website for school information.   

     

    September 16th, 2019

    Good afternoon!  This is Elizabeth Battle, principal of North Wake College and Career Academy with announcements for the week.

    Wake County released our report card for 2018-2019. We did fantastic! Our overall grade was B. But the significant achievement was that we were in the top 3% of schools in Wake County using the growth index.  Congratulations to our students and teachers for an amazing year last year!

    Please mark your calendars. Our make-up days will be October 3 and November 12.   

    We will have Griffin’s Den this week, Monday through Thursday. Monday students who have a C/D/ or F in their first period class will receive additional help. Tuesday students who have a C/D/F in their second period class will receive help. Wednesday we focus on 3rd period and Thursday we focus on 4th period.

    We will have club day on Friday. Please ask students to look in their agendas for a list of clubs.  We will also give students a handout on Thursday listing the clubs and advisor. Lastly, the TV in our main hall will list the clubs and advisors.

    Thank you to our Senior parents. Our Senior Breakfast was Tuesday and was a wonderful event. Our seniors are excited about the year!

    Our first PTSA meeting of the year is Wednesday, September 18, at 6:30 in the media center. Our PTSA supports us in many ways.  Please come out and meet our officers and learn about the program.

    We are planning our school wide Career Fair on October 2nd from 7:30-1:00.  We are seeking parents interested in speaking about their career.  If you are able to volunteer, please contact Mr. Roman at 919-694-8650 extension 29091.

    We want to thank Dr. RallsPresident of Wake Technical Community College who visited this week. Our student ambassadors did a tour and wowed him with a presentation highlighting North Wake staff and students.

    We also want to thank District 1 School Board member Heather Scott who visited on Thursday. She met with students and learned about our program.


    Every student should have received interims last week. We are an eighth of the way through the school year. As always, please contact me with any questions or concerns you may have.  \

    That is all of the announcements we have for this week. Please remember to refer to our North Wake College and Career Academy School Website for school information.   

    September 9th, 2019

    Good afternoon!  This is Elizabeth Battle, principal of North Wake College and Career Academy with announcements for the week.

    I hope everyone stayed dry from the storm. Our make-up days will be October 3 and November 12.   We are looking forward to seeing our students. tomorrow and getting back on track.

    We will have Griffin’s Den this week, Monday through Thursday. Monday students who have a C/D/ or F in their first period class will receive additional help. Tuesday students who have a C/D/F in their second period class will receive help. Wednesday we focus on 3rd period and Thursday we focus on 4th period.

    We will have Ready on Friday, a time designated to work on students’ career and college skills.

    Interims will go home this Tuesday.  Please ask your child for his or her interim.  If you have concerns please contact me directly or your child’s counselor. Ms. Walter works with 9th grade students. Ms. Campbell works with 10th/11th and 12th grade students.

    Our Senior Breakfast is Tuesday, September 10, at 7:30.  Please contact Ms. Brothers if you are able to attend or provide food.

    Senior Parent Night is Wednesday, September 11, at 6pm in the media center. Please join us as we will give you the Senior 101 and answer any questions you may have.

    Our first PTSA meeting of the year is Wednesday, September 18, at 6:30 in the media center. Our PTSA supports us in many ways.  Please come out and meet our officers and learn about the program.

    We are planning our school wide Career Fair on October 2nd from 7:30-1:00.  We are seeking parents interested in speaking about their career.  If you are able to volunteer, please contact Mr. Roman at 919-694-8650 extension 29091.

     The PSAT will be given on October 16th. The cost is $17.  Please sign up by September 13th.  You may pay in cash at the main office or online. See the announcement on our website for information.


    We have been in school over a month! Can you believe it?  Please contact me with any questions or concerns you may have.  

     That is all of the announcements we have for this week. Please remember to refer to our North Wake College and Career Academy School Website for school information.   

    September 2nd, 2019

    Good afternoon!  This is Elizabeth Battle, principal of North Wake College and Career Academy with announcements for the week.

    I hope everyone has had a wonderful Labor Day holiday.  We are looking forward to seeing our students tomorrow.

    We will have Griffin’s Den this week, Monday through Thursday. Monday students who have a C/D/ or F in their first period class will receive additional help. Tuesday students who have a C/D/F in their second period class will receive help. Wednesday we focus on 3rd period and Thursday we focus on 4th period.

    We will have our first club day this Friday. Students will meet with the club advisor to receive information about the club and activities for the year. Please see our website for the list of clubs, the sponsor and the description of each club.

    Interims will go home this Friday.  Please ask your child for his or her interim.  If you have concerns please contact me directly or your child’s counselor. Ms. Walter works with 9th grade students. Ms. Campbell works with 10th/11th and 12th grade students.

    Senior Parent Night is Wednesday, September 11, at 6pm in the media center. Please  join us as we will give you the Senior 101 and answer any questions you may have.

    Our senior breakfast is Tuesday, September 10, at 7:30.  Senior parents who would like to help, please contact LaToya Brothers at lbrothers@wcpss.net

    The PSAT will be given on October 16th. The cost is $17.  Please sign up by September 13th.  You may pay in cash at the main office or online. See the announcement on our website for information.

    We are planning our school wide Career Fair on October 2nd from 7:30-1:00.  We are seeking parents interested in speaking about their career.  If you are able to volunteer, please contact Mr. Roman at 919-694-8650 extension 29091.

    If your child  requires medication during the school day, please bring it to the main office and complete a form with information regarding how to dispense it. The main office is open from 7 to 3 each day.

    Thank you for a great start to the school year.  Please contact me with any questions or concerns you may have.  

    That is all of the announcements we have for this week. Please remember to refer to our North Wake College and Career Academy School Website for school information.   

    August 23rd, 2019

    Good afternoon!  This is Elizabeth Battle, principal of North Wake College and Career Academy with announcements for the week. We have completed our first two weeks! They have been fantastic!

    All of our students participated in READY this week, with lessons designed to ensure a smooth start to the school year. We of course made sure they had access to all the technology we have available by helping them to log into Powerschool and Google and explaining the parameters of Bring Your Own Device. We are a PBL School and we spent time reminding students the tenets of Project Based Learning so they will be able to successfully complete PBL projects in class. We explained our new program SOAR like a GRIFFIN and are beginning implementation. We also began exploring the soft skills that students will need as they graduate, go to college or enter the workplace.

    We will begin Griffin’s Den next week. Students who have a C/D/ of F in a class are assigned to Griffin’s Den from 10:23 to 10:50 in order to receive additional instruction or to have extra time to complete missed work.

    Senior Parent Night is Wednesday, September 11, at 6pm in the media center. Please join us as we will give you the Senior 101 and answer any questions you may have.

    The PSAT will be given on October 16th. The cost is $17.  Please sign up by September 13th.  You may pay in cash at the main office or online. See the announcement on our website for information.

    We are planning our school wide Career Fair on October 2nd from 7:30-1:00.  We are seeking parents interested in speaking about their career.  If you are able to volunteer, please contact Mr. Roman at 919-694-8650 extension 29091.

    If your child  requires medication during the school day, please bring it to the main office and complete a form with information regarding how to dispense it. The main office is open from 7 to 3 each day.

    The state health inspector came last week and asked us to remove the microwave from the cafeteria.  Please know that students will no longer have access to a microwave at lunch.

    Thank you for a great start to the school year.  Please contact me with any questions or concerns you may have.  

     That is all of the announcements we have for this week. Please remember to refer to our North Wake College and Career Academy School Website for school information.